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Still shot from the movie: School For Scoundrels.

School For Scoundrels

A young man (Jon Heder) who is devoid of self-confidence enrolls in a mysterious school intended to pump up his personality. Under the tutelage of Dr. P (Billy Bob Thornton), he and the other students engage in acts of vandalism, womanizing, elder abuse and subject themselves to the possibility of homosexual rape--in order to become "real" men. Get the movie review and more. »

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Overall: D
Violence: C+
Sexual Content: C
Language: D
Drugs/Alcohol: B
Theater Release: 28 Sep 2006
Video Release: 12 Feb 2007
MPAA Rating: PG-13
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Why Is School For Scoundrels Rated PG-13?


In an attempt to teach a group of men self-confidence, this school advocates doing illegal and mean things to innocent people and to fellow students. Acts depicted include destroying personal property, elder abuse, starting fights on a subway, and verbally demeaning other people. Sexual abuse is also present, when a man—in the role of a teacher of adults—has a group of his male pupils remove their pants and kneel on the ground. Later, there is discussion of this man raping other male members of his class. Language consists of frequent mild, moderate and sexual expletives along with crude sexual remarks and terms of deity. There is also a paintball scene where the guns are used in a very careless and unsafe manner.

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